Great Lakes Restoration Initiative

February 29th 2016

Great Lakes Restoration Initiative to be Reviewed by House Committee

On Wednesday, the House Transportation and Infrastructure committee will review the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Act of 2015, H.R. 223. The bill would authorize the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative–a successful and popular program that works to restore and protect the … Continue reading

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February 22nd 2016

Action Alert: Urge Representatives to Restore Great Lakes Restoration Funding

In the wake of the President’s budget release two weeks ago and on the heels of Great Lakes Day this week, several Representatives are circulating a dear colleague letter in support of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative. The bipartisan dear … Continue reading

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June 9th 2015

U.S. EPA Announces Great Lakes Shoreline Cities Grants

Last week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced more than $1.8 million in Shoreline Cities grant awards for cities around the Great Lakes basin. The Shoreline Cities grant program is funded by the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative and provides funding … Continue reading

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July 18th 2013

Upcoming Public Meeting of the Great Lakes Advisory Board

The Great Lakes Advisory Board (GLAB) will hold a public meeting Tuesday, July 23 to discuss the group’s recommendations regarding the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative FY 2015-2019 Action Plan. Individuals interested in making an oral or written statement for GLAB … Continue reading

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May 17th 2011

New Study: Michigan Restoration Project to Provide 6-to-1 Return on Investment

A Great Lakes restoration project in Muskegon, Mich., is producing the kind of financial returns that would make stockbrokers envious. The $10 million shoreline restoration project on Muskegon Lake will generate more than $66 million in economic benefits, according to … Continue reading

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